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The Phacoexcavator: A New Approach to Lentectomy

  • Jean-Marie Parel
Conference paper
Part of the FIDIA Research Series book series (FIDIA, volume 2)

Abstract

Before discussing a new instrument and technique designed for the removal of a cataract during vitrectomy, I would like to present a short review of the most commonly accepted methods.

Keywords

Cataract Surgery Ultrasonic Power Anterior Capsule Vitreous Surgery Light Pipe 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-Marie Parel
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  1. 1.The Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of Miami School of MedicineMiamiUSA

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